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Live bullets thrown at protest camp

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RAWALPINDI: An unidentified person threw live bullets on the peaceful protesters at the protest camp outside the offices of the Jang and The News at Murree Road here on Monday against the illegal arrest of Jang/Geo Group Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman and flee the scene. The unknown person also abused and harassed the peaceful protesters before […]

Outage in Pakistan not from company’s end, says Twitter

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KARACHI: While the world observed Telecommunication and Information Society Day on Sunday (May 17), social networking site Twitter was inaccessible to users in Pakistan for almost two hours. The platform’s website, app and video streaming service Periscope were inaccessible across the country from around 10pm till 1.30am, with news feeds refusing to refresh. Despite this, […]

Journalist, his three children in Khanewal test positive for Covid-19

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LODHRAN: A senior journalist and his three children tested positive for coronavirus in Khanewal on Sunday. According to the district administration spokesman, the journalist’s wife has tested negative. A health department team isolated the infected people at their home. Before isolation, Assistant Commissioner Babar Suleman and the health team supervised the residence to check if […]

Clear newspapers’ dues within 20 days, SHC tells Sindh govt

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KARACHI: Expressing its displeasure over non-payment to media, Sindh High Court has ordered the government of Sindh to pay outstanding dues to CPNE member’s newspapers within 20 days. This order was passed on Wednesday by a division bench comprising of Justice Muhammad Ali Mazher and Justice Agha Faisal during hearing a contempt of court application […]

Govt begins clearing media organisations’ dues

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ISLAMABAD: In the light of the directives of Prime Minister Office for clearing outstanding payments of media organisations, the Press Information Department (PID) has taken up the issue with all the federal ministries/departments/organisations and expedited the payment process. In this connection, the first tranche of payment worth Rs63 million was distributed by Shahera Shahid, Principal […]